AAEF Pledges Confirmed Support To Armenian Vocational Schools

AAEF PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT TO ARMENIAN VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS

ARMENPRESS
Jul 09 2007

YEREVAN, JULY 9, ARMENPRESS: The Armenian science and education
ministry and the Anushavan Abrahamian Educational Fund (AAEF) have
signed today in Yerevan an agreement whereby the latter commits to
continue to help rehabilitate Armenian vocational schools.

Speaking after the signing ceremony minister Levon Mkrtchian said he
hopes that this initiative will be supported by other Diaspora-based
Armenian benefactors.

The Foundation president Anushavan Abrahamian said he is proud of
being able to help Armenia restore its vocational education.

"I am not very rich but I want to spend the proceeds of our family
Foundation on helping develop Armenian vocational education," he said
urging other Diaspora Armenians to follow his example.

The Anushavan Abrahamian Education Fund (AAEF) was founded as a
charitable organization in the USA in 2004 with the intention of
starting its first programs in Armenia. It has already spent $200,000
on vocational schools in Armenia and will provide $500,000 more
this year.

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